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Certificates of customary ownership: a roundtable discussion on perceptions, implications, and challenges with stakeholders from Acholi Sub-region

To elaborate some diverse perceptions surrounding the new initiative “Area Land Committees” (ALCs) in Uganda, the “Refugee Law Project” convened a roundtable discussion with stakeholders from all sectors of society [more]…

Is it oil, land or investment triggering increasing land dispute in Lakang village of Amuru district?

This report presents analysis on the ongoing large scale land acquisition practices and the implication on sustainable development among local communities in Lakang village, Amuru district in Northern Uganda. The scenario [more]…

Thrown along the way: community perspectives on conflict drivers in the implementation of the Peace Recovery and Development Plan (PRDP) for Northern Uganda

Northern Uganda is one of the many regions in Uganda that has suffered from persistent armed conflicts; however, there have been strong commitments by the government to rebuilding the north. [more]…

The brunt of forceful evictions in post conflict societies

Characterised by radicalisation and sectarianism, the dispute in Apaa, Uganda, still remains largely unresolved. This paper highlights that the eviction in Apaa has resulted in deaths and destruction of property [more]…

“We need a culture of truth”: the role of civil society organisations in transitional justice

The Refugee Law Project (RLP) recently met with a number of civil society organisations (CSOs) and key stakeholders to discuss transitional justice (TJ) and national reconciliation in Uganda. This report [more]…

South Africa Crime Quarterly: 20 years of criminal justice in South Africa

This special edition reviews 20 years of criminal justice in South Africa, and questions common assumptions about violence, corruption and policing.  Articles include: The pitfalls of governing crime through the community Political policing [more]…

Development and acceptability testing of ready-to-use supplementary food made from locally available food ingredients in Bangladesh

Inadequate energy and micronutrient intake during childhood is a major public health problem in developing countries. Ready-to-use supplementary food (RUSF) made of locally available food ingredients can improve micronutrient status [more]…

Private sector, for-profit health providers in low and middle income countries: can they reach the poor at scale?

The bottom of the pyramid concept suggests that profit can be made in providing goods and services to poor people, when high volume is combined with low margins. To-date there [more]…

Beyond storms & droughts: the psychological impacts of climate change

This report divides the impacts of climate change on human wellbeing and health into three general categories: impacts on mental health, impacts on physical health, and impacts on community health. [more]…

Climate cooperation with technology investments and border carbon adjustment

This paper looks at the climate policy question of whether early investments in low-carbon technologies are a useful first step towards a more effective climate agreement in the future. It [more]…

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